Description: Boston College's 103rd commencement. Walter Mondale speaks to press on strategic arms reduction, before addressing Boston College commencement. He states the need to ratify the recently concluded strategic arms agreement with the Soviet Union. Graduates of the class of 1979 file onto field while band plays. Views of crowd, graduates. Speech welcoming friends and family.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 05/21/1979
Description: Bruins retire Bobby Orr's number 4 in center ice ceremony at Boston Garden. Raise number to rafters. Crowd cheers relentlessly. Johnny Bucyk helps make presentation. Bobby dons jersey and makes a thank-you and farewell speech.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 01/09/1979
Description: Anthony's Pier 4 and ship “Peter Stuyvesant” sinking next to restaurant as a result of blizzard damage earlier in the year. Tobin (Mystic River) Bridge, full view from across water. Discussion between cameraman, reporter, and Anthony's Pier 4 representative on permission to shoot footage of the restaurant and ship. Several takes of reporter standup for story on Ed King's gubernatorial campaign, his spending as head of Massport, and his budget campaign promises. Exterior shots of Jimmy's Harborside restaurant, and TASC office building.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/03/1978
Description: Quincy Market environs, domed roof of long market building. Extremely high shot looking beyond expressway. Exterior of market, children eating ice cream. Entrance to Crate & Barrel, Crabtree & Evelyn, The Berkeley Shop, other shops. Grasshopper weather vane on gold cupola of Faneuil Hall.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 08/22/1978
Description: Interview with Seiji Ozawa at the start of his seventh season as music director and conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He talks about his first visit to America to study at Tanglewood, which started his relationship with the BSO. He talks about the character and tradition of the orchestra and Boston's pride in it — just as for the Red Sox. They shoot establishing shots and cutaways for editing.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/04/1979
Description: State House exteriors in summer. Several views including looking up Park Street. Straight on and angle perspectives. Golden dome, cupola. Henry Cabot Lodge statue.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/19/1978
Description: Massachusetts State House interiors. Senate door with sign on transom. House of Representatives door. House chamber empty; wide shot of rows of seats, podium, balcony. Reporter and camera operator discuss shots off camera. Several takes of reporter standup on the new 1979 state congress, specifically the power of Speaker Tom McGee.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 09/26/1978
Description: Convening of a Joint Committee of the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives. Interiors of the State House. Michael Dukakis proceeds into the chamber and delivers the State of the State address (for his first term as governor). His address touches on the state of Massachusetts towns, specifically North Adams, and the great benefits Massachusetts is able to provide people who need extra attention, including the elderly, handicapped, mentally disabled, mentally ill, and disadvantaged children. George Keverian, Kevin Harrington, William Bulger, Tom O'Neill and other state government dignitaries are present. Some video dropout. reel 1 of 2.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 01/11/1978
Description: Waterfront park, Harbor Towers, Mercantile Wharf, Long Wharf, Chart House, Lewis Wharf, Joseph's Aquarium restaurant, Union Wharf. Sign 'lobsters shipped anywhere.' Commercial Wharf building boarded up. Prince building.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/12/1978
Description: Mayor Kevin White press conference on city budget. Topics discussed include employment, crime prevention, the elderly, taxes.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 05/02/1978